The call came in the morning. The flight to Alaska was leaving in the afternoon. Producer Steve Fredriksz wanted to know if photographer Ken Pagliaro could make the flight. The longtime Manhattan Beach friends had often talked about working together, but until that day last January, they hadn’t had the opportunity.
In the late ’70s, Sypder Surfboard shaper/owner Dennis Jarvis crafted boards for the likes of Mark Cuff, Matt Warshaw, Mark Theodore, Allen Sarlo, and a young Chris Frohoff.
Dan Cobley 3-peats this year in the Best of the Beach’s “Underground Shaper” title, having won in both 2011 and 2012.
The Lakes is a municipal golf course owned by the City of El Segundo and has enjoyed tremendous success since it opened in June 1994.
A specialty running store that has served thousands of runners and walkers, Village Runner offers new running shoes, apparel and accessories at two locations in the South Bay.
Located in Redondo Beach, the Elite Training Center provides self-defense and fitness to people of all ages, from the general public to the military, police officers and others who protect the public.
Convenient to the South Bay in the Whole Foods Plaza in Redondo Beach, Studio Pulse, a Mad Dogg-licensed studio, offers Spinning(r), Strength Training, Core and Stretch classes.
Spectrum Athletic Clubs is a repeat winner that offers an array of amenities including pools, saunas, certified personal trainers, group fitness classes, a wide variety of exercise equipment and an Interactive Kids Club.
Hermosa Cyclery continues its reign as top Bike Shop. Founded in 1974 by Harold Schumaker, Hermosa Cyclery remains in the same tan, two-story structure fronting 13th Street near The Strand and is known as the place with the “free air,” where an air hose dangles outside the business so passing cyclers can fill their tires without asking.
Training men and women, Mitchell is certified in a numerous area and uses a synergistic approach designed specifically around a person’s specific goals and needs.
Wes Houston was in the 6th grade visiting a friend’s home when the friend’s dad got mad at his son, took the two sixth graders down to King Harbor and pushed them out to sea in a sabot.
In an era where a customer can get lost in surf shops that resembles a giant discount emporium or a pretentious art gallery and customers are forgotten by the smug help, ET Surf stays true to its 1972 roots.
Drawing nearly 10,000 race enthusiasts, the Redondo Beach Super Bowl Sunday 10K/5K Run/Walk presented by Kaiser Permanente has become one of the largest Super Bowl celebrations in Southern California.
Dive master Tony Vanore said what he likes most about teaching at Dive N’ Surf is that it’s “an old fashion hometown dive shop.” Vanore has been a dive instructor since 1989, and has taught at the YMCA, Club Med and a large chain sports shop.
Simple décor, candlelight and the smell of rustic, authentic Italian cuisine make cozy La Sosta a go-to spot for couples celebrating birthdays and anniversaries or just seeking a romantic evening out together.